Nigerian celebrities who are sickle cell have become an inspiration to a lot of people going through the same situation out there. The sickle cell anemia is a disease that a lot of people are becoming aware of day by day.
People are now taking into cognizance the fact that their genotype matter, especially when it comes their health and marital decisions. On the other hand, how people treat sickle cell patients is improving but can be better as people are now aware that sickle cell patients are special. While Nigeria has numerous celebrities, there are a few who have come out to make it known that they are sickle cell. So here are Nigerian celebrities who are sickle cell
The ace singer made the shocking revelation this year and fans home and abroad fell in love with him more. Adekunle Gold during his revelation gave thanks to God for giving him another chance to live irrespective of the number of sickle cell crisis that he has had over the years. AG Baby as he is fondly called has proven that sickle cell patients can grow up, get married and having beautiful and strong children; as the singer is married to colleague and singer Simi and they have a daughter, Deja together.
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The Big Brother Naija season six winner made the revelation that he is sickle cell while he was in the BBNaija lockdown house. It is no news that he supports and gives freely when it comes to cases that are sickle cell related. Laycon won the hearts of Nigerians for his tenacity and drive to make it in life irrespective of his genotype and today, he made it. Laycon is one of the Nigerian celebrities who are sickle cell.
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Nigerian lawyer, Advocate, president of the Sickle Cell Aid Foundation (SCAF) and founder of Haima Health Initiative is one amazon living with sickle cell. Bukola stated that she knows the psychological, mental, financial and emotion burden people living with sickle cell go through; hence her fight to help people become more aware of this disease and how it can be handled.
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